Andrew McAfee: What Will Future Jobs Look Like?

Insightful talk by Andrew McAfee on the future of the job market and income disparity.

His main point:

The first [set of challenges] are economic, and they’re really nicely summarized in an apocryphal story about a back-and-forth between Henry Ford II and Walter Reuther, who was the head of the auto workers union. They were touring one of the new modern factories, and Ford playfully turns to Reuther and says, “Hey Walter, how are you going to get these robots to pay union dues?” And Reuther shoots back, “Hey Henry, how are you going to get them to buy cars?”